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AND THE EMPTY GOES TO…

Congratulations to all the nominees who helped make 2018 at The Empty Space another successful year! We were thrilled and grateful to recognize all your hard work at Saturday's 16th Annual Empty Space Awards. We would not be able to do what we do without all of our dedicated volunteers onstage, offstage, and in our audience. Here’s to another year of setting theatre free! The following individuals were awarded Empties at Saturday night's ceremony:

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR
Victoria Lusk (Ensemble) - She Loves Me

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR
Howard Obando (Ensemble) - She Loves Me ~AND~ Jake Wattenbarger (Ensemble) - She Loves Me

OUTSTANDING FEATURED PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR, PLAY
Jared Cantrell (Carl) - Bus Stop

OUTSTANDING FEATURED PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR, PLAY
Cory Geurtsen (Lucetta) - The Two Gentlemen of Verona

OUTSTANDING FEATURED PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR, MUSICAL
Daniel Korth (The President) - Assassins

OUTSTANDING FEATURED PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR, MUSICAL
Cathy Henry (Mrs. Higgins) - My Fair Lady

OUTSTANDING DEBUT PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR
Katelyn Evans (Emma Goldman) - Assassins

OUTSTANDING DEBUT PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR
Stephen Bush (Leon Czolgosz) - Assassins ~AND~ Rikk Cheshire (Vershinin) - Three Sisters

OUTSTANDING LATE NIGHT PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR
Michael Pawloski (Etienne) - Vampire Lesbians of Sodom

OUTSTANDING LATE NIGHT PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR
Alissa Morrow (The Succubus/La Condesa) - Vampire Lesbians of Sodom

OUTSTANDING VOCAL DIRECTION
Ken Burdick - Hedwig and the Angry Inch

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY
Jennifer Skiby Plunkett - She Loves Me

OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN
Becky Ingle - She Loves Me

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN
Roger Upton - My Fair Lady

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN
Eric Tolley & Jolie Roberson - Angels in America

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN
Alex Mitts - Assassins

BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE
Cristina Goyeneche (Chris) - Dancing at Lughnasa

MARY K. SIVESIND AWARD FOR PATRONAGE
Julie Gaines

STANDING OVATION AWARD
Eric Tolley

MOST VALUABLE PERSON
Jolie Roberson

OUTSTANDING FEMALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE, MUSICAL
Abby Bowles-Votaw (Sara Jane Moore) - Assassins

OUTSTANDING MALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE, MUSICAL
Nick Ono (Samuel Byck) - Assassins

OUTSTANDING MALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE, PLAY
Tevin Joslen (Belize) - Angels in America

OUTSTANDING FEMALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE, PLAY
Jan Hefner (Hannah Porter Pitt) - Angels in America

OUTSTANDING MALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE, PLAY
Justin Salinas (Prior Walter) - Angels in America

OUTSTANDING FEMALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE, PLAY
Ellie Sivesind (Harper Pitt) - Angels in America

OUTSTANDING MALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE, MUSICAL
Tevin Joslen (Hedwig) - Hedwig and the Angry Inch

OUTSTANDING FEMALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE, MUSICAL
Tessa Ogles (Eliza Doolittle) - My Fair Lady

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION
Kristina Saldaña & Brian J. Sivesind - Angels in America

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL EVENT
Play in a Day IV

OUTSTANDING LATE NIGHT PRODUCTION
Caligari

OUTSTANDING MUSICAL
Hedwig and the Angry Inch

OUTSTANDING PLAY
Angels in America

MALE ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Tevin Joslen

FEMALE ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Claire Rock


The following individuals were a part of this year’s Four Show Club and have participated in four or more productions at The Empty Space in 2018:

Eric Tolley (12), Jolie Roberson (10), Carlos Vera (9), Victoria Lusk (8), Michelle Guerrero (8), Danielle Rodriguez (8), Daniel Korth (8), Michael Pawloski (7), Tyler Herzog (6), Salvador Vidaurri (6), Paul Sosa (6), Faith Hall, (6), Trayvon T. Fletcher (5), Tevin Joslen (5), Nick Ono (5), Mystie Peters (5), Jesus Fidel (5), Dillon Thompson (5), Perrin Swanson (4), Olivia Vega (4), Nolan Blake Long (4), Nicholas Roy Morgan III (4), Kelsey Morrow (4), Kara Coughenour (4), Julia Stansbury (4), Ellie Sivesind (4), Claire Rock (4), Cheyenne Reyes (4), and Brian Purcell (4).